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Medical billing and coding is an administrative support specialty that is expected to increase in need as patient records are being increasingly scrutinized by health insurance companies, regulators, courts, and consumers.
The Medical Billing and Coding Certificate online program can provide you with the knowledge and technical skills required by employers in health care services. Coursework provides instruction in topics such as:
Prior to graduation, you will gain hands-on practical experience in medical billing, coding, and administrative functions through a 40-hour practicum experience.
Our medical assistant certificate online program offers a comprehensive curriculum combined with hands-on, industry related medical equipment training. In our medical assistant classes, you’ll study how to assist the supervising physician with various tasks such as administering injections, taking vital signs, recording EKGs, assisting in minor surgical procedures, carrying out basic accounting procedures, and understanding the fundamentals of charting and documentation. You’ll also complete a practicum where you’ll apply your classroom learnings in a real-world setting.
To help you gain the relevant skills to enter the medical field, Purdue University's medical assistant program provides instruction in the following:
In every medical office across the country, you will find a team of trained professionals who work with patient records, medical documents, and other medical office matters.
The Medical Office Administration Certificate is designed to prepare you to be well positioned for a career as part of this professional team.
The medical office administration online program coursework emphasizes:
Purdue University’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program combines theory and practice to prepare you to take on real responsibilities in this growing, data-driven profession. You can develop the technology, medical terminology, and professional skills required for a career in health information management.
After completing the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program, you will be able to:
Your online health and wellness courses will focus on: